Paradox Pairs Index

The entire Paradox Pairs series, listed in the order they were published.

Year One

  1. Intense & Fun
  2. Stable & Agile
  3. Fast & Innovative
  4. Collaborative & Empowered
  5. Unique & Reusable
  6. Deliberative & Decisive
  7. Experts & Novices
  8. Curious & Focused
  9. Secure & Flexible
  10. Global & Relatable
  11. Rewarding & Accountable
  12. Comprehensive & Simple
  13. Intentional & Lucky
  14. Competitive & Cooperative
  15. Precision & Ambiguity
  16. Rigor & Quality & Nuance
  17. Faith & Facts (Stockdale Paradox)
  18. Preparation & the Unforeseeable
  19. Trust & Change
  20. Teams & Individuals
  21. Working Harder | Working Smarter: The Improvement Paradox
  22. Novel & Common
  23. Ephemeral & Long-lasting
  24. Reconsideration & Judgement
  25. The Listening Paradox
  26. Vulnerability & Confidence
  27. Constraints & Progress
  28. Legacy & Heritage
  29. Tacking & Course-setting
  30. Us & Them
  31. Perfection & Style
  32. Aspiration & Procrastination
  33. Imposter Syndrome & Motivation
  34. Creativity & Implementation
  35. Method & Dogma
  36. Infinity & Improvement
  37. Ownership & The Tie-Breaker
  38. Knowing & Not-Knowing
  39. Communal & Individual
  40. Frequency & Integrity
  41. Headway & Recoil
  42. Fitting In & Speaking Out
  43. Taking Time & Making An Impact
  44. Choreography & Improv
  45. Grading & Ranking
  46. Rules & Standards
  47. Believer | Understander
  48. Infinite Information & Sense-Makers
  49. Setbacks & Growth
  50. Freudenfreude & Competition
  51. Backcasting & Optimism
  52. Presence & Nostalgia

Year Two

  1. #53 Quantitative & Qualitative
  2. #54 Contagions & Mental Wellbeing
  3. #55 Running & Racing
  4. #56 Delays & Accelerants
  5. #57 Uncertainty & Flow
  6. #58 Specialties & Lenses
  7. #59 Naivety & Mastery (Bildung Part 1)
  8. #60 Transferable & Experienced (Bildung Part 2)
  9. #61 One & Many (Bildung Part 3)
  10. #62 Novel & Familiar
  11. #63 Self-Trust & Skepticism
  12. #64 Instinct & Intellect
  13. #65: Brainstorming: Alone & Together
  14. #66: Maps, Models, and Reality
  15. #67: Preferences & Choices
  16. #68: React & Respond
  17. #69: Facts & Storytelling
  18. #70: Fluency & Repetition
  19. #71: Generation & Revision
  20. #72: The Infinite & Omega
  21. #73: Overconfidence & Performance
  22. #74: Friction & Satisfaction
  23. #75: Ambition & Discontent
  24. #76: Kindness & Directness
  25. #77: Grit & Quit
  26. #78: Option & Obligation
  27. #79: Discipline & Freedom